Essay on Analysis Of The Legend Anne Frank And Her Family

707 Words Nov 21st, 2016 3 Pages
Everyone has heard of the legend Anne Frank, but who hid her and her family for the 2 years? Miep Gies! Miep Gies kept Anne Frank and her family alive during their time of need. Miep is a courageous woman who overcame hardships throughout her childhood and risked her life for the sake of others.

Miep was born in Vienna, Austria, and was the second daughter of two working parents. Her Mom and Dad were not suitable to raise Miep and her sister. Their home had little food and even littler work. Causing her to be in serious conditions. Because of her great luck, she was then sent away to a dutch camp in Amsterdam, Holland to regain her strength and health she had lost in her childhood. When she was 16 years old and back to health, she went back to Vienna to see her birth parents. She struggled with trepidation and depression, but her parents saw the love she had adopted for her country and family. She became so in love with Dutch she did not return back home to her birth parents. She was with her adoptive parents full time. She became very independent and wished to find work herself. Without her hard childhood, she would not be the person she was. She did not want people going through what she did, which made her passionate about helping everyone she could during those hard times.

In the 1930’s, jobs were very hard to find. But again with her luck, Miep soon found work at a place called “Travies & Company”. The family immediately loved Miep. She had developed a great…

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